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Coca Cola addiction.


My strange addiction

Well it’s not all that strange…I love coke. I have been watching all the recent tv stories about the sugar content of coke. Conservatively I would drink 3 glasses of coke each day.

That’s 323 calories per day ( source Calorie king).
Doing the sums , 7 x 323= 2261 calories per week.
2261 x52 (weeks in a year) = 117 521 calories per year .
3500 calories reduces 1 kg . So …
117 521 divided by 3500 = approx 33 kg in year!

I’m going to put his to the test. I am going to give up Coca Cola…for one month… starting today. It’s not going to be easy. I’m addicted to it. But, I’ll give it a go!

I’ll keep you posted how I go. Already , just 1 day into it I’m craving it. I’m trying to drink water to replace it…no substitute lol .. But I WILL get used to it – I hope. 🙂

Wish me luck as I start my journey . I think I’ll need it 🙂


Author: Travelling Macs

A mum to 2 grown up children who always make me proud, a wife and a full time school teacher. I love eating great food but am not motivated to cook. Love traveling around this great country in which I live. Often found traveling with my husband Brian. I write for pleasure and if it's read (and enjoyed) by others then that's a bonus! 2014 saw me begin the 'new' me. Working hard at leaving the fear of 'what if' behind and replacing it with YOLO adventures. :)

7 thoughts on “Coca Cola addiction.

  1. Good luck! What happens if you drink Coke Zero instead? Its probably caffeine addiction so be careful – I went cold turkey from coffee once and its not the best LOL.

  2. I don’t like coke zero. Despite what most say, to me it doesn’t taste the same as ‘the real thing ‘ :)) I was going to give up coffee too but one of my friends at dinne tonight thought I’d be setting myself up for failure. Little steps… I’ll start with ole… And just for the month at this stage. I suspect it will be a LONG month lol

  3. Good luck! I am giving up ice cream, liquorice, and my chocolate allowance is 2 squares of dark chocolate at night. You will notice there is no mention of cake. When we have cake at work I will make a decision on the spot. Let’s see how I go to with that, one!

  4. Anne I feel your pain as you give up those treats ! I think your cake method is a good one, some cakes are just better than others. :))

  5. Ah…..the old coca-cola addiction……good luck! I too, love it….my mother loved it when she was carrying me, along with cherry ripe, I got both those loves:). Maybe it’s the caffeine, and maybe it’s the sugar, or the combination of both together….you will be tried to the utmost…I will be thinking of you!

  6. Cherry ripes are high on my likes list too, Bronwen.Today was easier than yesterday. I still have a bit of a headache that comes and goes and I’m not normally a headache person (t hankfully). I am trying to keep busy to keep my mind off things.

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